Takashi Sakuno

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A retrospective cohort study was conducted in 55 symptomatic patients with amebic colitis that visited at St. Luke's International Hospital and Mie University Hospital from 1994 through 2013. To diagnose amebic colitis, 40 patients underwent total colonoscopy within 1 week after hospital visiting and before receiving any treatment. The percentage of(More)
A 57-year-old man with a history of tuberculosis (TB) was found to have a pancreatic head mass, accompanied by stenosis of the common bile duct. Due to the inherent difficulty in differentiating pancreatic carcinoma from an inflammatory mass, endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration biopsy (EUS-FNAB) was thus performed. The pathological findings(More)
The patient was a 78-year-old woman who suffered from right upper quadrant pain. She was diagnosed as colon cancer with hepatic metastasis. Initial chemotherapy using capecitabine plus oxaliplatin(XELOX)+bevacizumab achieved partial response. After 12 months, XELOX was discontinued due to Grade 3 hand-foot syndrome and peripheral neuropathy. Irinotecan plus(More)
A 48-year-old woman presented to our hospital with a 1-year history of a continuous high fever. She was diagnosed with metastatic pancreatic adenocarcinoma accompanied by leukocytosis without infection. Her serum concentration of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor was highly elevated. Forty-five days after initiating chemotherapy, she was readmitted(More)
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